"a 'must-have' for all drag racing devotees… utterly fascinating."
(Richard Coney Classic American
About the Author
The title on Tom Cotter’s business card reads: “Certified Car Geek.” For the past 30 years, Cotter has worked on nearly every end of the car business: mechanic, car sales, automotive public relations and marketing executive, auto racing authority, historian, racer, collector, restorer, journalist, and author. He has authored 10 automotive books, including the popular In the Barn series for Motorbooks. He has written for the New York Times and Road & Track magazine. Whenever he sits down at his keyboard to write another book, you can be sure that he has grease under his fingernails.
Official Website: www.cobrainthebarn.com
Don “The Snake” Prudhomme is one of the most legendary names in drag racing, logging 32 seasons behind the wheel as one of the sport’s elite drivers. Beginning in 1962, he logged 49 career victories and won 389 of 5,989 competition rounds. He lives in Rancho Santa Fe, California.